Asharq Al-awsat English https://aawsat.com/english Middle-east and International News and Opinion from Asharq Al-awsat Newspaper http://feedly.com/icon.svg

Iran

Sullivan Reassures Israel as US Seeks to Conclude Nuclear Deal with Iran

Sullivan Reassures Israel as US Seeks to Conclude Nuclear Deal with Iran

The United States’ stressed that while it remains committed to diplomacy as the best means for preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, it is preparing alternative options, in coordination with its partners, should diplomacy fail, a top US diplomat assured Israel. US National Security Adv

Qatar, Iran Discuss Bilateral Ties, Regional Developments

Qatar, Iran Discuss Bilateral Ties, Regional Developments

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani held talks on Thursday with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amirabdollahian in Tehran, ahead of talks with President Ebrahim Raisi. Discussions tackled bilateral ties and political developments in the region.

Israel Says 'Almost Killed' Soleimani in Syria

Former Israeli Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot revealed that his army had "almost killed" commander of Iran's Quds Force Qassem Soleimani in Syria years before his was assassinated by the United States. In an interview with Israel's Maariv newspaper, he said his forces have carried out several opera

French Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Iran Prison for Spying

French Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Iran Prison for Spying

An Iranian court on Tuesday sentenced French national Benjamin Briere to eight years in prison on spying charges, his Paris-based lawyer said, describing the trial as a politically motivated sham and his client as a "bargaining chip". Briere, 36, has been held in Iran since May 2020, when he was

US Deputy Special Envoy for Iran Leaves Post amid Iran Nuclear Talks

US Deputy Special Envoy for Iran Leaves Post amid Iran Nuclear Talks

A senior member of the US team negotiating with Iran has left the role amid a report of differences of opinion on the way forward, as the urgency to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal intensifies. A State Department official confirmed on Monday that Richard Nephew, US Deputy Special Envoy for Ira

Flicker of Hope for Western ‘Hostages' in Iran

Flicker of Hope for Western ‘Hostages' in Iran

When Barry Rosen, one of those held in Tehran's American embassy in the 1979-81 crisis, saw coverage of the talks in Vienna on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, he felt there was one glaring omission. Rosen, 77, says he saw "nothing in the press, anywhere, about the plight of the hostages," referri

Iranian Diplomats Partake in OIC Meetings for First Time in 6 Years

Iranian Diplomats Partake in OIC Meetings for First Time in 6 Years

For the first time in six years, Iranian diplomats are participating in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meetings.

Pages